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ABC
Jan 23, 2014 6:30pm EST
quote , ginger zee, with the new storm warning. >>> the comeback of america's biggest enemy. and where are they? iraq. abc's martha raddatz right there, tonight, too. >> iraqi security forces warned us we should not go any further. >> america sending weapons tonight. >>> soda risk. a call to action about an ingredient in many sodas. and questions about a possible link to cancer. abc's dr. richard besser on what the fda is saying tonight. >>> and a made in america victory. remember your outrage when we discovered the american uniforms were made in china. tonight, the big reveal, on what
Al Jazeera America
Jan 6, 2014 7:00pm EST
quote local communities report increased accidents as huge trucks rubble day and night over america's roads. and while it may be doing wonders for america's independence, all of that production is overwhelming this country's infrastructure. and that is pushing more oil on to rail cars. this is a growing trend that has had recent damage consequences. in the united states the transportation of oil by rail jumped 24% from the year
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2014 8:00pm EST
quote the me start by saying that the men and women of america's intelligence agencies are overwhelmingly dedicated confessionals and they deserve to have leadership that is trusted by the american people. unfortunately, that trust has been seriously undermined by recklessficials' reliance on secret interpretation is -- interpretations of the law. protectements did not sources and methods that were useful in fighting terror create instead, they hid bad policy and violations of the liberties of the american people. for example, the director of the nsa said publicly that the nsa does not hold data on u.s. citizens. that was obviously untrue. justice department officials section 215 is
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2014 8:32pm EST
to le order. "god bless america" will now be performed by the virginia state university gospel chorale under he direction of james holden visor and the core -- choreographer. when the storm clouds gather the storms at sea, let us swear allegiance to a land that's free ♪ smote let us all be grateful for a land so fair in the ise our voices sound of prayer ♪ ♪ god bless america, land that love ♪ ♪ stand beside her and guide her through the night with the ight from above ♪ ♪ from the mountains to the prairies to the oceans white with foam ♪ ♪ god bless america, my home weet home god bless america, my home weet home ♪ ♪ god bless america, land that i love ♪ ♪ stand beside her and guide her through the night with the ight from above ♪ ♪ from the mountains to the prairies to the oceans white with foam ♪ home bless america, my weet home god bless america, my home weet home ♪ [applause] the joint assembly -- of verend ashburn, pastor friendship baptist church, newport news. >> ok. ow about this? ok. stay right there. > let us pray. most gracious god ou
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2014 8:00pm EST
quote can set the record straight. america is at its best when we acknowledge our mistakes and
Al Jazeera America
Jan 6, 2014 7:00pm EST
quote . u.s. railways now transport nearly 10% of america's crude oil output or around 800,000 barrels per day, and that has increased the likelihood of rail accidents in both the u.s. and canada. in july a 74-car freight train derailed in the quebec town, and the explosion killed almost 50 people and destroyed 30 buildings in the town's center. in november a train derailed and exploded in pennsylvania. 11 cars burnt to a crisp. and in late december, a 110
PBS
Jan 30, 2014 6:00pm PST
quote are able to manage it until the chancellor has her visits in june in america. we should continue our cooperation because there are
Al Jazeera America
Jan 21, 2014 12:00am EST
are the headlines, america tonight is next. can you always get the latest news on aljazeera.com. i will see you back here tomorrow night. boundary hopping can and do parents really go to jail for stealing education? >> handcuffed with a leather belt. >> with handcuffs. >> we went in jail. >> also tonight, more to come. new threats for tourists coming to the winter olympics. why there's reason to stay away from sochi. and mud cat, sweet lou, so many greats. the american treasures who came after jackie robinson. on an era of pain, how a few good hits could level the playing field. >> why the blackball players attack that ball, you guys would simply attack it, simple, it was white! >> and good evening, thanks for joining us. i'm joie chen. when it comes to improving this country's public education, there are endless headlines about charter programs and districts that offer open enrollment for anyone who want to be there. but for school choice movement the simple reality is that hundreds of thousands of students remain trapped in failing school districts because of their zip codes. as
Al Jazeera America
Jan 19, 2014 2:30am EST
edition of al jazeera america. i'm morgan radford, thanks for watching. new rules that may mean you have to pay for the quickest ride on "the inside story." >> hello. i am ray sworees. put a plug in a wall socket. an e licktricity powers an appliance. it's the same juice applied to your neighbors in maxes or shacks. head into a hotel lobby, people who stay more often have their own check-in line, get a different level of service and access to a nicer room. you can stay but you may not get the same service reserved for better customers. a federal court was asked basically: is the internet like a regulated utility or a private business, free to provide different levels of service? that eyes-glaze-over term, net neutrality may not make your pulse race but the court's decision may slow down some web traffic. here is how it all happened. >> the fcc has to go back to the drawing board if it wants to keep fast, broadband internet service open to all. a ruling for the district of columbia struck down federal communications commission rules protecting the openness of the internet. it's the l
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2014 3:00am EST
any new bureaucratic program. join the rest of the country. say yes. give america a raise. give them a raise. there are steps we can take to help families make ends meet. fewer are more effected than the earned income tax credit. right now, it helps about half of all parents at some point. think about that. it helps about half of all parents in america at some point in their lives. but i agree with republicans like senator rubio that it doesn't do enough for single workers who don't have kids. let's do more to help americans get ahead. let's help americans save for retirement. today, most americans don't have a pension. social security check often isn't enough on its own. and while the stock market has doubled over the last five years, that doesn't help folks who have 401k's. tomorrow i will direct the treasury to create a new way to elp americans start. myira. new savings bond to encourage folks to build a new nest egg. no risk of losing what you put in. if this congress wants to help with me, work with me and fix an upside down tax code that helps the wealthy saveb. offer every ame
Al Jazeera America
Jan 12, 2014 5:00pm EST
>> you're watching al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with the headlines. iran will begin to freeze its nuclear program in over a week. in return it will start to get billions in funds that will be blocked. the first $550 million will be paid february 1st. secretary of state john kerry says he's confident that syria's main opposition group will come to geneva to attend talks. john kerry met with top documents in paris to pressure the rebels. israelis by the thousands pay last reports to ariel sharon in jerusalem. after a state memorial service he'll be buried in southern israel next to his late wife. >> anti-government protesters in thailand blocked intersections in bangkok. the government, which is claimed to be corrupt, is being urged to step down. >> frustration grose for thousands in west virginia, spending their fourth day without running water. no word on when tap water will be returned to 300,000 people. dozens have gone to emergency rooms, four have been hospitalized. those are the headlines this sunday. "america tonight" weekend is next on al jaze
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2014 5:02pm EST
. energy is a major element of that. a motif that runs throughout. it wasn't that long ago that america had to look strategically overseas for foreign sources of oil to meet our energy needs for the nation. many of us assumed it would probably always be like that. today the united states is quite a bit closer than ever to deciding its own energy destiny. a new energy reality and how we will decide to achieve it. what policies do need pursue with our elected leaders? what decisions will need to be made by local communities? while of the oil and natural gas industry itself need to do? here to answer these important questions and to talk more about the status of american energy for the coming year is the president and chief executive officer of the american petroleum institute. the one, the only, the nearly omniscient and possible master of the polar vector that brought you your four degrees temperature today, jack gerard. [applause] >> thank you, shelby. good afternoon and happy new year's to all of you. thank you for joining us today. a lot of time with the glowing introduction you stand
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2014 9:00pm EST
. ,r. speaker, mr. vice president members of congress, my fellow a icans, today in america, teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it and did her part to lift america's graduation rate to its highest levels in more than three decades. an entrepreneur flipped on the lights in her tech startup and did her part to add to the more than eight million new jobs our businesses have created over the past four years. auto worker fine-tuned some of the best most fuel-efficient cars in the world and did his part to wean america off of foreign oil. a farmer who prepared for the spring after the longest, a rural doctor gave a young child the prescription to treat asthma hat his mother could afford. a man took the bus home from the graveyard shift, bone tired, dreaming big dreams for his son and in a tight-knit communities across america, fathers and mothers will tuck in their kids, put an arm around their spouse, remember fallen comrades and give thanks for being home from a war that after 12 long years is finally coming to an end. >> tonight this chamber speaks with one voice to the
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2014 10:00pm EST
our mission there by the end of this year and america's longest war will finally be ver. after 2014, we will support a unified afghanistan as it takes responsibility for its own future. if the afghan government signs a security agreement that we have negotiated, a small force of americans could remain in afghanistan with nato allies to carry out two narrow missions. training and assisting afghan forces and counterterrorism operations to pursue any remnants of al qaeda. while our relationship with afghanistan will change, one thing will not. our resolve that terrorists do not launch attacks against our country. the fact is, that danger remains. when we put al qaeda's ore leadership on the path to defeat, a threat -- the threat has evolved as extremists take root all over the world. in yemen, somalia, iraq, we have to keep working with partners to disrupt and disable those networks. in syria, we'll support the opposition that rejects the agenda of terrorist networks. here at home, we'll keep strengthening our defenses and combat new threats like cyberattacks. as we reform our defense
Al Jazeera America
Jan 21, 2014 4:00am EST
codes. as what "america tonight"'s special correspond soledad o'brien found out, illegallily enrolling in districts they don't belong in. >> it's 730 in the morning and jack larkin is getting ready to go to school. >> you need to do your writing journal. >> i did. >> your philosophy journal too? >> i did. >> jack and his parents live in milbourn, new jersey, some of the poorest neighborhoods in the state. luckily, his school system is one of the state's best. >> how about one of these nice green apples? >> have it for snack. >> jack's mom stephanie has a personal and professional stake on the millburn schools. >> three bedrooms possibly four. >> she is one of the stop real estate agents in town and knows the schools are the selling point of the neighborhood. >> the suburbs are all about the elementary schools. i love you, bye. >> there are five elementary schools a middle school and millburn high school which consistently ranks as one of the stop performing schools of the country. a 90% graduation rates, juniors and seniors passing advance placement test. >> a great commute, a fantasti
Al Jazeera America
Jan 7, 2014 12:30pm EST
america. "the stream" is next. and check us out 24 hours aday, at aljazeera.com. >>> hi i'm lisa fletcher, and you are in "the stream." was the time fit the crime when it comes to drugs? we look at changing policies versus sentencing realities. ♪ >>> digital producer, wajahat ali is here, bringing in all of your feedback during the show. when we talk about policies there is always confuse between the difference between decriminalization and legalness, so i'm tapping into your formal attorney-ness. >> yes. our community is looking at this. and a lot of people are saying with marijuana specifically maybe you should legalize it, since it is a, quote unquote, victimless crime. and the debate on the war on drugs including our third host and speaking about opinions, plenty on them in our community. >> so we'll work on separating the fact from the fiction over the next 30 minutes. colorado is the first state to legalize the recreational use of american. washington is right on its heels. but one state's freedom is a states. and while the feds can choose to honor some of these state law
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2014 6:45am EST
villages in america called paradise. why were they called paradise and what they still paradise? i rang an editor in london. i said cannot possibly go and visit all the towns called erdos? no problem at all. the kind of assignment you would never get today. so i set off anniversary was paradise of florida which was retirement community, more as a gateway than paradise i believe. then there was paradise pennsylvania which is just down the road from intercourse pennsylvania which excites everybody. there was paradise arkansas and paradise montana. all have been ruined in one way or another by by american sociy except for one which was in northwestern kansas. and, therefore, knew the geographical center of the continental u.s. i went there and what turned out to be my routine, i went to the post office and there was the postmaster. i said i'm putting a piece of all the towns called paradise. she said, here, a little town about 250, you've got to stay with the patriarchs, in the village, they are called believe it or not john and mary angel. so i stayed with the angels of paradise and
Al Jazeera America
Jan 23, 2014 5:30pm EST
out, get the money to pay the bills. >> it's just another day on the fields of america. >> hi, can you tell me your name? >> gabriella. workers like gabriella are not uncommon. >> how old are you? >> nine. >> how old were you when you first started working out here? >> seven. >> seven! >> the us government estimates that nearly 10 percent of hired field workers in this country are children. >> when it comes to children, it is a big deal. young children that we heard about, collecting blueberries, 3 and 5 years old, 7 years old, and the rationale was, because their hands are so tender and small, that they would not crush the blueberries. >> what they're doing is noble, and helping the family, but they need to break the cycle. >> if the public were more aware, i think they'd be outraged. >> this week on fault lines investigates children at work in agriculture, america's hidden harvest. it's saturday morning at mariana higareda's house. she's taking her daughter and granddaughter out to the fields to pick onions. since it's a weekend, it will be a full day of harvesting. >> mariana an
Al Jazeera America
Jan 8, 2014 11:30am EST
america. "inside story" is next. and check us out 24 hours a day by going to aljazeera.com, where the news never stops. him in a battle to give every citizen an escape from the crushing weight of poverty. did it work? and is this country still willing to put government to work against poverty. that's the inside story. >>> hello, i'm ray suarez. in 1964 the university of michigan president lyndon johnson used soaring words to commit america's great wealth and power to solving it's d domestic problems. he said a great society depends on its abundance , and end poverty to which we're totally committed in our time. he told the audience to picture an american where the cities are beautiful, environment is cleaner, schools are better and people healthier. he talked in economic and spiritual terms of what a better and healthier america would look like. now it's 50 years later. did the great society programs hit their mark? did we get close to johnson's vision? or did it put a tax burden for the next 50 years. >> our task is to help replace their despair with opportunity. >> january 8, 19
FOX
Jan 28, 2014 6:00pm PST
at the polls it's very clear this is an issue that republicans need, the polls indicate america's for this. >> but it's interesting. it cuts both ways and there are a lot of, you know, very smart republicans who think it's a mistake because it is going to cause a fight in the republican party, on the one hand they desperately need republicans to reach out to hispanics. mr mr lost mitt romney lost to barack obama. others will view a path of legalization as amnesty. it will cause a fight. lot say tend to your knitting, don't get into a fight within the republican party on this subject. >> i'm led to believe the president will be entering shortly, he's exited the holding room. >> this is going to be a battle in 2014 is teams to me between two competing narratives. the president will do what he tried to do in 2012, he's the champion of the middle class and opportunity and present a program a lot of which republicans have already rejected to try to achieve that. on the other hand, republicans are going to talk about big government and obamacare as han example of what happens when you g
Al Jazeera America
Jan 8, 2014 4:00am EST
>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton, here are the top stories we are following this hour. a u.s. military helicopter crash in the u.k. claimed four lives during a training mission. the incident happened near the east coast of norfolk. authorities are investigating. >> the first batch of deadly chemical weapons left syria. it was loaded on a danishship and will be destroyed aboard a specially designed american vessel. >> syria pledged to destroy its stockpile by the middle of this year. >> in collingwoodar one person has died in a deadly avalanche, the grandson of the man who helped to start the vaile ski resort. >> forecasters say the worst of the cold should be over soon. the weather is frigid across most of the countries. many roads are closed and hundreds of schools have been shut down. >> the senate voted for a bill which would enable long-term unemployment benefits. the republicans say the current proposal is not enough. >> those are the headlines. "america tonight" is next on al jazeera, and you can get the latest news on aljazeera.com. >> on america tonig
Al Jazeera America
Jan 29, 2014 4:00am EST
. >> "america tonight" is next, you can get the latest news online at aljazeera.com. >> america tonight's team of reporters breaks it down. >> so let's get immigration reform done this year. >> michael oku on immigration. >> adam play on jobs and the economy. >> that's what health reform is all about. the peace of mind that if misfortune strikes you don't have to lose everything. >> lori jane gliha on health care. and sheila macvicar on what mr. obama said and didn't say on problems. and on the night of problems, this is reality. >> i feel like 24 hours, at the restaurant five days a week every night i drive taxi. >> what it's like to work so hard and still fall short. >> and good evening, thanks for joining us. i'm joie chen. we can't exactly say it's a comment from the heavens. but on washington's biggest night of the year just as president obama finished his state of the union address, a very severe, very rare storm , down in the beltway. beginning with the chaos down south. upper north you may not understand this but this is jackson, mississippi and this is when that part of
PBS
Jan 31, 2014 3:59pm PST
>> this is "bbc world news america." >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation, newman's own foundation, giving all profits to charity and pursuing the common good for over 30 years, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet their growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses in major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is "bbc world news america." a standoff in the ukraine takes an ugly turn. the police tried to arrest a protest leader who claims he was kidnapped, tortured, and left to die. still worlds apart, the first round of syrian peace talks draw to a close with both sides blame each other for the lack of progress. shamusdy to take a ride, o'connor is headed for sochi, but first he tells us how he ended up competing for the emerald isle. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. tonight, the unrest in the ukraine
Al Jazeera America
Jan 19, 2014 3:30am EST
off the cliff in the final three months of the year. america's two huge home lenders are seeing drop off. wells fargo, the largest home lender in america reported a 60% drop compared to the previous year while the number two lender, jp morgan chase reported the a 54% drop for the same period. there may be rising rates or it could be glimmer of hope for home buyers out there. it may get easier for many people to lock in a loan going forward. already we've seen lenders begin to relax loan standards. it's not much just a little bit. the national average fico score used to assess a home buyer's ability to pay back a loan, it's down 21 points from the previous year's average soar. all of this should have implications for consumer lender. who else to discuss that than sheila bayer, now the share of systemic risk council at pew charitable trusts. i asked her if looser spending standards are a good thing. >> i don't know if it should all be about credit scores. we should look at the ability to repay. do you have a good credit history. this is reflected by the credit score and other factors.
FOX News
Jan 4, 2014 8:00pm PST
greate estgreatest. mikey you're british. is america really the greatest danger to world peace and is that why you hate us because you're jealous? >> for the record, i'd like to get one thing straight. i love america. >> okay. >> that's why i chose to live here. my wife is american. i always got to question the validity of these studies. i'm going to play devil's advocate. i'm going to position myself in beijing for a second. the guy illegitimate invasion. the biggest nuclear arsenal and a congress ready to usurp. giving that evidence i can see why a resident of beijing or moscow might take the opinion that is u.s. is a threat. >> he convinced me. >> you actually bought that. >> he hates america. it's obvious. you can play the devil's advocate. america is the world's greatest threat to peace in the same way that super man is a bad guy because he's violent. someone's got to fight. we save your butt all the time. >> he pointed at mikey. >> you're welcome america. i'm just kidding. no i'm not. from china's point of view, we're a threat. russia we're a threat. i still believe all the mist
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2014 5:00am EST
president's state of the union. tonight, we honor america. a nation that has witnessed the greatest rise in freedom and opportunity our world has seen. a nation, where we are not defined by our limits, but by our potential. a nation where a girl who worked at the mcdonald's drive-through to pay for college can be with you at the united states capitol. the most important moments right now are not happening here. they are not in the oval office or in the house chamber. they are in your homes. kissing your kids good night figuring how to pay the bills, getting ready for tomorrow's doctors visit. waiting to hear from those you love serving in afghanistan. or searching for that big job interview. after all, we the people have been the foundation of america since her earliest days. people from all walks of life and from all corners of the world. people who come to america because here, no challenge is too great and no dream too big. that is the genius of america. tonight, the president made more promises that sound good. but it will not solve the problems facing americans. we want you to have a b
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2014 8:00pm EST
to go to college. he was born, returned to yemen, was raised to hate america, raised to hate our western an adult and as became a terrorist who insighted others to terrorism against the united states. erhaps some have heard of al -moudi. had paperwork, held it up for director mueller and he was not aware that the boston mosques, that the boston bombers attended were started and we have the paper, the boston society that amoudi was the founder. and he was the friend and adviser in the clinton administration. but during the bush administration, he was arrested at dulles airport and later pled guilty and sentenced to 23 years in prison for supporting terrorism. it might be worth noting for someone in homeland security or - e state department that al amoudi convicted and supporting terrorism while his wife was here on a visa, had a child, who was an american citizen. a man named morsi, president of egypt, until he began to disregard the constitution of egypt to an extent that people rose up in egypt in numbers greater than anywhere in history f the world and demanded his ouster as th
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2014 1:00am EST
one place to invest. merica is. that's why i believe this can be a break-through year for america . after five years of grit and determined effort, the united states is better positioned for the 21st century than any other nation on earth. the question for everyone in this chamber, running through every decision we make this year is whether we are going to help or hinder this progress. for several years now, this town has been consumed by an argument over the proper size of the federal government. it's an important debate. one that dates back to our very founding. when that debate prevents us from carrying out even the most basic functions of our democracy, when our differences shut down government or threaten the full faith and credit of the united states, then we are not doing right by the american eople. now as president, i'm committed to making washington work better and rebuilding the trust of the people who sent us here. nd i believe most believe your too. thanks to the work of democrats and republicans, congress produced a budget that undoes severe cuts to education. nobody
Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 11:30am EST
the decisions of the voting members of the baseball writers association of america were announced who among eligible players would be honored with the plaque on the walls of the baseball hall of fame in cooperstown, new york. they are greg maddoux, the winner the cubs and braves fame, and the great chicago white sox greg thomas with 521 career home runs. what to do with the players whose careers are in the shadow of the tainted era? the writers have decided not to decide. barring the gates of cooperstown glory to the most heavily rumored names and allowing players who had reputations for playing clean to emerge from their arcane balloting. >> reporter: players are voted in by members of the baseball writers association of america, a player must get 75% of the vote to be inducted. you need at least 5% to stay on the ballot the following year, and can only be on the ballot 15 years. last year was the first that players from the so-called steroid era were on the ballot, and no one was voted in. again this year two baseball legends, home run leader barry bonds and pitching ace roger c
FOX News
Jan 4, 2014 11:00pm PST
. mikey you're british. is america really the greatest danger to world peace and is that why you hate us because you're jealous? >> for the record, i'd like to get one thing straight. i love america. >> okay. >> that's why i chose to live here. my wife is american. i always got to question the validity of these studies. i'm going to play devil's advocate. i'm going to position myself in beijing for a second. the guy illegitimate invasion. the biggest nuclear arsenal and a congress ready to usurp. giving that evidence i can see why a resident of beijing or moscow might take the opinion that is u.s. is a threat. >> he convinced me. >> you actually bought that. >> he hates america. it's obvious. you can play the devil's advocate. america is the world's greatest threat to peace in the same way that super man is a bad guy because he's violent. someone's got to fight. we save your butt all the time. >> he pointed at mikey. >> you're welcome america. i'm just kidding. no i'm not. from china's point of view, we're a threat. russia we're a threat. i still believe all the mistakes we've made there
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2014 12:43am EST
will come to order. "god bless america" will now be performed by the virginia state university gospel chorale under the direction of mr. james holden, jr. and under the choreographry of mr. perry a. evans ii. ♪ >> ♪ while the storm clouds gather far across the sea while the storm clouds gather far across the sea let us swear allegiance to a land that's free let us all be grateful for a land so fair as we raise our voices in a solemn prayer god bless america, land that i love stand beside her and guide her through the night with a light from above from the mountains to the prairies to the oceans white with foam god bless america my home sweet home god bless america my home sweet home ♪ >> [all] ♪ god bless america land that i love stand beside her and guide her through the night with a light from above from the mountains to the prairies to the oceans white with foam god bless america my home sweet home god bless america my home sweet home ♪ [cheers and applause] >> reverend everly ashburn, pastor at friendship that just church -- baptist church. ok, how about this? ok, stay r
ABC
Jan 23, 2014 6:30pm EST
, ginger zee, with the new storm warning. >>> the comeback of america's biggest enemy. and where are they? iraq. abc's martha raddatz right there, tonight, too. >> iraqi security forces warned us we should not go any further. >> america sending weapons tonight. >>> soda risk. a call to action about an ingredient in many sodas. and questions about a possible link to cancer. abc's dr. richard besser on what the fda is saying tonight. >>> and a made in america victory. remember your outrage when we discovered the american uniforms were made in china. tonight, the big reveal, on what they look like now. and who is making them. >> "made in america." >>> good evening, on this thursday night. diane is on assignment. and we do begin with a dangerous windchill warnings in place for the night ahead. for nearly 200 million americans today, the temperature never got above freezing. and take a look at this. a massive and deadly pileup in indiana. trucks and cars tangled on the road. traffic backed up for miles. and the problem is, it's so cold, all of the snow and ice isn't going anywhere for days. fr
Al Jazeera America
Jan 27, 2014 9:00pm EST
to aljazeera.com. >>> "america tonight" with joie chen is next. >> on america tonight, promises, promises. as the president prepares for his biggest annual address, a remindish of how things went after the last one. >> it says a lot about the president's effectiveness. when people look back at history, they look at what they actually accomplished. >> also tonight, the fight for chicago. one year after the president highlighted her story to galvanize america, what has and hasn't changed. >> barack obama, he definitely took a stand. whether he was backed or not, it's a different story. >> and true moral courage to stand against your own. the rebel rabbi tells us why he must speak out. >> good evening, thanks for joining us. i'm joie chen. we look at tomorrow, when the president will give us his view of the state of the union. the most important scheduled address each year. idea of a regular report carved the nation, and it's even in the constitution, and it ensures us that we, the citizens, deserve some sort of measuring stick for what has and hasn't been accomplished by the presi
Al Jazeera America
Jan 11, 2014 3:30am EST
don't have at the moment. >> these programs need to move forward. >> well, the quality of jobs america is creating as the economy recovers is another cause for concern. in december once again many of the new jobs came from low wage industries like time and money to earn college degrees. as patricia sabga reports, don't make use of their higher education. >> when poly sci major whitney mcdonald graduated she was positive about her prospects. >> i had graduated top of my class and i felt great when i graduated. >> three years out the 26-year-old has yet to land a job in her chosen field. >> since graduating i've been working in a restaurant for five days a week and nannying three days a week. >> in 200134% of college graduates were underemployed. by 2012, that number had vaulted to 34%. new grads have to compete in a saturated labor market. >> there's more demand for skill and education than there's ever been before. that makes it harder on young people even those with a college degree. they have less experience and skill than workers who have been in the labor force for a long time. >>
Al Jazeera America
Jan 7, 2014 2:30am EST
. so paul what is the starting point for a discussion about america's mixed up drug policies? >> yeah, thanks. my first recommendation would be let's stop calling it a war on drugs. let's call it a cancer. the other side calls it a war on drugs, and that's pretty much damaging on the over all effect. we need to try to make the problem smaller. drug usage today is about half of what was a decade ago. so we have a lot of work to do, but i would say we have to treat the problem as a cancer to hopefully eliminate it if not make it much, much smaller. >> ethan your thoughts? >> the issue of drugs in our society is something to be managed. i think drugs are here to stay. people recognize that. so i think the question is how do we learn how to live with this fact, so it causes the least possible harm and in some cases the greatest possible benefit. what we are seeing around the country on the issue of marijuana is a remarkable change in opinion. the gallup polls jumped from 48% in support last year, to 58 support this year. close to 60% support in many states in the east and northwest, and t
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2014 4:00am EST
>> good morning. this is al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton in new york with a look at the top stories at this hour. police in roswell new mexico say a seventh grader walked into a middle school gym, armed with a shotgun and opened fire. hundreds of people daneded a vigil in roswell on tuesday night. an 11-year-old boy and 13-year-old girl were wounded in the adabbing at bereneda school. >> israel's defence ministers called kerry obsessive and apologised. he said the plan for peace between israel and the palestinians was not worth the paper it was written on. the white house condemned the comment. >> chris christie opened his state of the state address by apologising for the mistakes of his administration. he says the traffic jam did not define his team or the state. >> a federal judge in tulsa declared the state's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional, saying it violates the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment. the ruling is on hold until a similar case in utah is decided. those are the headlines. "america tonight" is next on al jazeera america. >> on"america tonight,
Al Jazeera America
Jan 21, 2014 1:00am EST
. real reporting from around the world. this is what we do. al jazeera america. >> is syria's best hope for peace since the violent conflict began falling apart in a public way. with peace talks to begin in switzerland on wednesday, u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon announced he had invited iran. after an outcry from the u.s., saudi arabia, and the syrian opposition, he rescinded the invitation. will the peace talks survive this controversy days before the talks were slated to begin. joining us is p.j. crowley, former secretary of state for public affairs. great to have you on the show. why did ban ki-moon invite iran to the peace talks when iran supported the bashar al-assad regime and rejected the main precondition to the talks, which was a transition involving assad losing power. >> whatever is going to happen in syria will - iran will have the opportunity to shape that. potentially culentively -- constructively, more likely destructively. i think they'd rather have iran in the room, rather than undermine the process fro the outside. why did he extend the invitation? he probabl
Al Jazeera America
Jan 29, 2014 11:30am EST
watching al jazeera america. inside story is next. check us out 24 hours a day at al jazeera.com. >> >> pollution, racism, the struggles for an union. the lives of poor people. pete seger sang about all that and more and believed deeply in the pow of art to change the world. seger's work and whether that spirit survived today is the "inside story." hello, i'm ray suarez. pete seger had been at it for so long plunging himself into the political passions with so many decades it felt like he had been around forever, and would stay around forever. he died monday night at 94. he kept abreast of movements and struggles worldwide, and spread the love of music of the world to the world. he deplored the exaltation of the rich over the poor, exclusion and snobbery. he was a man of many thoughts. he went to harvard although he did not stay long enough >> seger put musical notes to a call of change, labor rights and the environment. he used elementarie elements ofl songs and his hit "where have all the flowers gone" is a standard of antiwar days in vietnam. >> i think the world is going to b
Al Jazeera America
Jan 8, 2014 12:00am EST
working tonight. >> into welcome to al jazeera america, here are the top stories. a helicopter crash. in the u.k., four people are dead after a u.s. military accident, training mission. it happened near the east coast. authorities are investigating. >> a deadly avalanche at colorado was triggered in the back county near vail. authorities say it killed the grandson much a man that helped start the vail ski resort. three others were rescued and they sustained nonlife threatening injuries. the worst of the cold will soon be over, warming up by 10 degrees. the weather is still cold. schools are shut. >> the senate voted to extend long-term jobless benefits. six republicans joint the democrats. house republicans say the counter proposal is not enough. there'll probably be a fight in the house. those are the headlines. "america tonight" is next on al jazeera america. remember, you can get the latest headlines by going to the website. keep it here. thank you for your time. >> on america tonight, they broke it, thank you bought it. our in-depth investigation into a mortgage fraud schem
Al Jazeera America
Jan 30, 2014 5:30pm EST
police line. >> we own north america. we are north american indians whether you guys like it or not. >> on the sides, they were police dogs and police with ammunition. and the women here have their feathers. i went there with my rosaries and the other ladies were chanting and drumming. >> they were yelling move back! move back! so we didn't move. we linked arms and we stayed there. and we were pushing against them. and then all of a sudden pepper spray comes out of nowhere. and i looked back and i seen doris. she had gotten sprayed in the face. and all she had was a rosary... >> it didn't hit your at first but it did and then there was young bull standing and came over and grabbed me. because i would have been knocked down like those cops when they push, push, push. >> the picture of a great grandmother pepper-sprayed by police had a profound effect on the people of elsipogtog. >> but it wouldn't be the only lasting image. >> and i just had this feather and i didn't know what to do. and the first thought in my mind was, pray. so i kneeled down in the road and i started praying. and
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2014 1:30pm EST
time. some dispatch, i decided to see america which i had been fascinated by. who isn't? in english childhood you are raised and champion the wonder horse and all the programs we saw back then. i entered the united states i remember vividly in washington state, the first front -- the first sign i saw was welcome to the united states, it is illegal to hitchhike or pick up hitchhikers. slightly disagreeable. i looked bewildered and in 90 seconds a young man in an english convertible sports car stopped and picked me up and said would you like to come to seattle and that was the beginning of the series of unbelievable experiences which i visited every single state in the union except alaska and hawaii. everyone in the continental u.s.. i traveled by think it was 38,000 miles totally. and everyone without exception was kind and hospitable and generous. i remember for instance one occasion south of san francisco, quite late at night, trying to get a ride south to los angeles, couldn't get a ride all night, standing there ranging slightly and at 5:00 in the morning, stopped and said having
Al Jazeera America
Jan 30, 2014 4:00am EST
back stim louse efforts. those are the headlines. "america tonight" is coming up next. remember, you can get the latest news online at aljazeera.com. another news update coming up at 6am eastern. >> a mile. >> you have been in the traffic jam since 1:30 yesterday. >> how humans managed to make it a disaster. >> tonight - from international fugitive to nobel prize nominee. can edward snowden ever come home? is it time for the u.s. to make a deal? >> we heard the number 1.7 million documents. >> and priceless penny. >> all on six. n.b.a. superstar on young players that inspired him to get sideline. >> i never thought i would be a middle school coach. it happened, and i'm enjoying it. >> good evening, thank you for joining us. i'm joie chen. it is not a stretch to say that atlanta never deals well with weather emergency. speaking as someone with a lot of affection for the city, what is going on now is incomprehensible. we hear 10, 12 hours, people stuck in their cars to finally give up and walk a couple for hours to the icy roads home. children forced to spend the night at school,
Al Jazeera America
Jan 12, 2014 12:00am EST
will be back tomorrow with more news, but "america tonight" is up next on al jazerra america. and you can always find us online it's easy just go to aljazerra.com. we hope you have a good night and a great weekend, thank so much for watching. >> even, i'm joie chen, you are watching "america tonight," the weekend edition. tonight we consider the haves, the have not and how it seems that the haves are getting it over on the have not. this week the justice department announced a settlement with a mortgage banking giant taylor b whitaker and home mortgage merc. they agreed to pay the government $320 million but did not admit no loan violation and kickbacks. the settlement is cold comfort. they are both belly up and bankrupt. in "america tonight" investigation correspondent shyla macvicary introduces us to a whistleblower who tried for years to get the government to act. lisp. >> if you are in the market for a real estate deal consider this stone and stucko house, four bedrooms, three baths on the market for $143,000. actually, you already own it. all of us do. thanks to a big fraud alleg
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2014 10:45am EST
stakelbeck has written a groundbreaking book on the muslim brotherhood. it is called america's next great enemy. i have to tell you, i am a very slow reader. but i went through it in one afternoon because i could not sit down. it was such a page turner. it is number one at amazon.com in terms of books about the middle east. it is riveting to show how this work in his nation that was established in 1929 has managed to infiltrate into various capitals to the western world. unfortunately, into our very own. it has managed under the obama administration, metastasize and has been influenced in our corridors of power. without any further ado, that to introduce you to a wonderful individual, erick stakelbeck. [applause] >> i want to thank sir for first about hosting this event. the endowment for middle east or is just phenomenal work on capitol hill. i look at sir is a modern-day astra, a modern-day deborah. i really do for such a time is this. thank you for having me here in thank you are going to the book in one afternoon. i have to say. when you get done a book come you don't want to lo
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2014 7:00am EST
, marie arana's book on bolivar, he was subsequently dubbed the george washington of south america. from politics and prose in washington d.c. this is about an hour. >> so many friends in the audience i am just going to pretend i am sitting by my fireplace at home with john and talking a little bit about this book. it is such a pleasure to work on and people find that hard to believe. it is not an easy thing, writing a biography of a very famous leader which everybody has an opinion on whom so much has been written already. it is true that there are 2,083 books in the library of congress on simon bolivar. 90% of those are in spanish. this is an extraordinary life that was lived in the largest sense. a canvas that is huge, stretches through most of south america, and a life lived large in other ways as well. simon bolivar was a very dramatic and commanding personality. he was called byron asked by his soldiers because he rode 70,000 miles to liberate the country's the liberated. an extraordinary physical feet if nothing else, but he also was a man of the enlightenment, someone who h
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2014 11:00pm EST
their part to lift america's graduation rate to its highest level in more than three decades. an entrepreneur flipped on the andts at her tech start up did her part to add to the more than 8 million new jobs our businesses have created over the past four years. [applause] and autoworker fine-tuned some of the best, most you efficient cars in the world and did his part to help america wean itself oil.oreign a rural doctor gave a young child the first prescription to treat asthma that his mother could afford. [applause] a man took the bus home from the graveyard shift, bone tired but dreaming dreams for his son. in a tight knit community -- in tightknit immunities all across america, fathers and mothers will talk in their kids, put an arm around their spouse, remember fallen comrades, and give thanks for being foam -- that after 12r long years is finally coming to an end. [applause] tonight, this chamber speaks with one voice to the people we represent. citizens, who make the state of our union strong. [applause] and here are the results of your efforts. the lowest unemployment rat
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